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Coin

A large Arabic coin with Arabic calligraphy on both sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, near 7809 D. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Arabic,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1907

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins